Name: "Candidatus Methylomirabilis" Ettwig et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.mi.ra’bi.lis. N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group (modern Latin); L. masc./fem. adj. mirabilis, astonishing, strange; N.L. fem. n. Methylomirabilis, The name alludes to the substrate methane, which is oxidized by a surprising combination of pathways

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Methylomirabilis oxygeniifera" corrig. Ettwig et al. 2010

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Ettwig KF, Butler MK, Le Paslier D, Pelletier E, Mangenot S, Kuypers MM, Schreiber F, Dutilh BE, Zedelius J, de Beer D, et al. Nitrite-driven anaerobic methane oxidation by oxygenic bacteria. Nature 2010; 464:543-548.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 19185